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Agencies don't know what sensitive data new IT systems collect on Americans, GAO report finds

by Tonya Riley

A rise in federal agency breaches involving personal data highlights the ongoing challenge the U.S. government faces in protecting privacy.

China could add new sets of genome data to espionage treasure trove, US officials warn

by Sean Lyngaas

Beijing could pair DNA datasets with the millions of records thought to be in the hands of Chinese spies, U.S. officials worry.

Senate investigation finds agencies 'unprepared' to protect Americans' data

by Sean Lyngaas

Lessons from the 2015 OPM hack still haven’t been heeded, according to a Senate subcommittee.

DOJ regrets the error on OPM-linked fraud case

by Sean Lyngaas

DOJ as apologized for confusion over its announcement last month that a fraudster used information stolen in the infamous 2015 OPM data breach.

Lawmakers demand answers in wake of strange OPM identity fraud lawsuit

by Chris Bing

Virginia lawmakers are especially interested in learning how the defendants acquired the data.

Capitol Hill staffers learn what really happens when there's a data breach

by Sean Lyngaas

To try to demystify the data-breach discussion on Capitol Hill, cybersecurity firm FireEye held a quiet training session for roughly 40 Senate and House staffers last month.

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